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Fairhaven Historic District

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Address: 1100 Harris Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225-7037
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The Historic Fairhaven District is a quaint, charming community full of...

The Historic Fairhaven District is a quaint, charming community full of boutiques, shops, spas and restaurants. It's located in Bellingham, WA on the south side of town, north of Seattle and south of Vancouver, BC. It's surrounded by miles of hiking and biking trails with beautiful views of the bay. It has a little of everything for the entire family. It's great for a day trip or a long relaxing weekend!

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Very nice community

Recently moved to the area in part to the very nice selection of local businesses in this neighborhood.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Recently moved to the area in part to the very nice selection of local businesses in this neighborhood.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of my favorite ways to spend the time; strolling around, getting tea, stopping into the shops and chatting with the owners, grabbing a bite to eat at one of the many great little eateries, and hanging out in the bookshop! I used to love going to Daphnes for drinks and then strolling along the pier, but alas,... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fairhaven District is so friendly and has so much to see and do. Great restaurants, shops and things to do all year round. The festivals are so fun.

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Blaine, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I always enjoy a visit to Fairhaven, whether to shop, dine or both. Numerous shops with top quality goods and lots of variety and all within walking distance from wherever you choose to park.

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1 Thank Dennis W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fairhaven is a local attraction for us since we live in Bellingham, WA. This community features numerous activities from small town craft shopping to hiking and sight seeing. You can rent a water craft (sail, kayak, board) from the nearby Community Boating Center. It is located on the water near the south end of Bellingham. Trails along the water lead... More 

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Victoria, British Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove through this little town, nothing was open yet, however, we have decided to come back late Spring or early Summer, looks like a fun place to explore with all the interesting shops we saw.

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Seattle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this little district. It was our first trip to Bellingham and this was by far my favorite location. Great restaurants, cute little shops, wonderful wine bars, etc. I can't wait to go back!

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Bellingham, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to stroll during summer months. Cold wind off the bay other times. Good Gelato, and a walk to the Alaska ferry terminal. Very crowded during Summer weekends.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great views, cool old brick town. Cute shops, great selection of restaurants, cafes, and stores. Fantastic views. Worth a trip!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent breakfast with my daughter after which we walked around the main Fairhaven district. If you like hand crafts and artistry.....good restaurants and coffee houses.........multiple bookstores.....then stop by and check it out. They also have a nice boardwalk for a nice stroll, run, or bike ride if you are up for it. It's worth it!

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